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Yosh Kuromiya Interview

Date: August 15 & 16, 1993
Location: Los Angeles, California
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Nisei male. Born April 1923 in Sierra Madre, California. Was pursuing a degree in art at Pasadena Junior College at the time of mass removal. While incarcerated at Heart Mountain, Wyoming, continued his artistic pursuits, drawing sketches and designing posters, etc. for various camp projects. Resisted the draft at age 21, and was indicted in 1944 for draft evasion. After serving time in prison, worked as a gardener before becoming a landscape architect in the late 1950s.
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Interview location: Los Angeles, California Discussion of strategies upon going on trial for draft resistance Segment 1 of 9 [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: Los Angeles, California Memories of meeting Minoru Yasui to discuss decision to resist the draft Segment 2 of 9 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: Los Angeles, California Feeling disappointed at Minoru Yasui's attempts to discourage a test case Segment 3 of 9 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: Los Angeles, California Family's thoughts on decision to resist Segment 4 of 9 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: Los Angeles, California The decision to resist the draft: "Somebody had to say somethin'" Segment 5 of 9 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: Los Angeles, California Feeling "betrayed" by the Japanese American Citizens League Segment 6 of 9 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: Los Angeles, California Thoughts on decision to resist the draft by taking a public stand Segment 7 of 9 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: Los Angeles, California Drawing sketches to pass the time in concentration camp Segment 8 of 9 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: Los Angeles, California Camp sketches Segment 9 of 9 [ Previous segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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